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Police Constable Recruitment
Please note that our Recruitment Helpline is unable to assist with any queries relating to the police constable recruitment campaign until you have reached Day 2 of the selection process.

If you do have any queries relating to any other part of the selection process, including technical difficulties with the online assessment tools, help and advice is given at each stage of the online process.

The Police Constable Recruitment Timeline will give you an indication of how long each stage should take. Please do not contact the Recruitment Helpline if your application progress falls within these timelines.

You can also refer to the Police Constable FAQs for any queries you may have.

For general recruitment enquiries regarding all roles, please refer to the Answering your Questions section of the website or email

We will endeavour to provide a response within 10 working days.

Please do not use this email address to request an application form.

Volunteering roles
Please be aware that both the special constable and met police volunteer campaigns are currently closed. Please check the relevant pages for recruitment updates.

Police Staff
If you're interested in police staff roles please visit our police staff pages where you can download an information pack and application form for all current vacancies.

Recruitment Helpline - 0845 727 2212
The helpline is open from Monday - Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.  Please only call this number if your query is concerning Day 2 of the police constable recruitment campaign or if you have an IREC number for a police staff vacancy and your query is of an urgent/complex nature.